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The results, published in the Statistical Journal of the United Nations, showed that of the 6,970 women interviewed, 11% had been the victim of at least one form of sexual abuse since childhood. The report also showed that some 50,000 rapes occurred in the year of the survey, 2000; one woman in ten suffers physical violence in her relationship; 37.5% of women between 20 and 24 years of age are under "repeated psychological pressure" at work to have sex; 24.6% of women in that age group suffer regular "verbal abuse"; and 4.3% have been sexually assaulted in public places. So does any of that sexually inappropriate information (about legal sex clubs and violence against women) taint the international image of the Eiffel Tower? Yes and no; yes, it does for those who seek and obtain the information available about Paris today; and no, for those who have no idea at all what goes on in Paris or France, but only see the grand Eiffel Tower image as an icon of the romance...

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Fougeyrollas-Schwebel, Dominique. "Violence against women in France: the context, findings

And impact of the Enveff survey?" Statistical Journal of the United Nations Vol. 22 (2005):

Fraser-Cavassoni, Natasha. "The Talk: Exchangiste Student." The New York Times 26 Feb. 2006: Retrieved April 6, 2007, at http://select.nytimes.com.

Kingwell, Mark. "Ten Steps to the Creation of a Modern Media Icon." Marginalia: A Cultural
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